Does the iPad need a driver to recognize my keyboard? Dave June 18, 2018 23:00 Updated Follow No, your iPad does not need a driver to recognize your keyboard. Related articles What do I need to use Playground on my iPad? Does Playground work on a Windows Surface tablet? I signed up for your iPad trial. How do I upgrade from my trial membership to become a full member? Can I upgrade or change my membership? Comments 0 comments Article is closed for comments.